Ravens | Running Backs to Split the Load - Weeks 1 and 2 - from www.KFFL.com
Fri, 9 Sep 2005 06:08:26 -0700
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick said starting RB Jamal Lewis and backup RB Chester Taylor will split time throughout the game Sunday evening
, Sept. 11, estimating their carries could be "fairly equitable." Lewis doesn't have the leg strength yet after recovering all offseason from ankle surgery. "I don't think it's realistic to think that he should carry the ball 35 times right now," running backs coach Matt Simon said. "The great thing is we have a very capable football player in Chester Taylor. Why put that kind of burden on Jamal Lewis at this stage of the game when we have a good quality football player in our locker room that we have a high value for." Billick expects Lewis to be ready to handle a full load after the Week 3 bye.
You gotta go with KJ and Willis. I would be wary of starting Jamal anytime soon....